JIFLA Names First Young Professional Committee

JIFLA Names First Young Professional Committee

Jewish Interest-Free Loan of Atlanta announced inaugural class and executive board.

Jewish Interest-Free Loan of Atlanta earlier this month announced the organization’s first-ever Young Professional Committee class, “composed of Jewish leaders and advocates from across metro Atlanta committed to the Jewish values of tzedakah (charity), gemilut hasadim (acts of kindness) and supporting the community at large. This committee will advise the organization on new loan programs, advocacy ideas, and serve as JIFLA ambassadors to other young professionals.

“Members of the inaugural class represent the diversity of our Jewish community, JIFLA stated in the announcement. This forward-thinking group of professionals will reach new audiences to share the good work of JIFLA.”

The 2021-2022 JIFLA Young Professional Committee includes:
Meagan Bilus, HBO finance manager; Michael Bilus, Wells Fargo financial analyst; Jacob Cynman, CDRW partner, co-founder; Jason Feldman, JMF Inc. PR & Communications Agency, founder; Eli Franco, Compass, agent experience manager; Lindsay Fried, Simply Admissions, founder; Elli Friedman, Aprio, private client services tax associate; Alex M. Joseph, GRSMB, attorney; Nir Levy, OneTable, field manager; Jonathan Newburgh, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, impact investment associate; Nata Saslafsky, Lib Properties, loan officer: and Rabbi Samuel Kaye, The Temple, assistant rabbi and committee advisor.

In addition, JIFLA also installed its executive board, including:
Laura Kahn and Adrienne Litt-Bishko, co-presidents; Avi Binstock, treasurer; Debbie Kalwerisky, secretary; Merrie Edelston and Daniel Frank, loan committee co-chairs; and Lisa Marks, board trustee; and Jay Kessler, board trustee emeritus.

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